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Re: [mill_drill] Power Feed for mill

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  • Guenther Paul
    Mike Build a nice clean looking power feed unit http://mikesworkshop.weebly.com/mill-power-feed.html GP ________________________________ From: Guenther Paul
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 6, 2013
      Mike Build a nice clean looking power feed unit

      From: Guenther Paul <paulguenter@...>
      To: "mill_drill@yahoogroups.com" <mill_drill@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, October 6, 2013 7:04 AM
      Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Power Feed for mill
      Here is a power feed. Cant get much simplers then this one

      From: Vern <n7gtb@...>
      To: "mill_drill@yahoogroups.com" <mill_drill@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:21 PM
      Subject: Re: [mill_drill] Power Feed for mill
      Lots of good info in this thread... I might just whip one up, for the day my factory made job fails... -V. Sent from my iPhone
      On Oct 5, 2013, at 3:50 AM, Chuck <chunk07@...> wrote: > I built a simple cheap (less than $50) power feed for my X2 mill using a > DC gear motor, a Chinese PWM generator, a laptop power supply. It turns > the X axis just right though the rapid traverse could be a lot faster. > The gear motor was donated, but you can find them on E-bay or use a auto > wiper motor (has worm-worm wheel reduction), The PWM modulator is > available from e-bay for about $12 shipped. > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/DC-6V-90V-15A-12V-24V-Max-1000W-DC-Motor-Speed-Control-PWM-Controller-/181230690986?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a3230e2aa > > The laptop power supply could be found at a charity shop like Goodwill. > If you have an old computer power supply, that could be used. > A toggle switch for on/off and one for fwd off reverse and your done. > My X2 has a slot on the end of the lead screw and I made a sliding > coupler with a lever to actuate it. Can be done. I copied the end plate > on the mill so returning to stock is easy. > Pics of mine: > > http://s571.photobucket.com/user/chucketn/library/X2%20Power%20Feed > > -- > Chuck > > > ------------------------------------ > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > >
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